[Coral-List] SECORE International: seminar on coral restoration

Valérie Chamberland chamberland.f.valerie at gmail.com
Wed May 10 08:04:22 EDT 2017

Hi everyone,

SECORE International is hosting a workshop at the Carmabi Marine Research
Station on Curaçao from May 18th – 27th. The opening day of the workshop
will start with a seminar to provide a global picture of coral restoration,
discussing current obstacles and potential solutions. This seminar will be
shared online through the Reef Resilience Network
.. To attend online, you must register ​*before* the seminar starts here

Detailed seminar schedule and additional information on the workshop below:

*Seminar Program, May 18th*
1 PM – 6 PM EDT
10 AM – 3 PM PDT
7 AM – 12 PM HST

* All times below in EDT

13:00 Opening remarks
13:10 Dirk Petersen, SECORE, *“The Global Coral Restoration Project”*
13:45 Rebecca Albright, California Academy of Sciences, *“Challenges to
Recruitment in a Changing World”*
14:20 Iliana Baums, PennState University, *“Genetics-Informed Strategies
for Effective Coral Conservation”*
14:50 – 15:10 Break and opportunity to submit panel questions
15:10 Tom Moore, Coral Reef Restoration Program NOAA, *“Scaling up
Restoration to be Meaningful at an Ecosystem Level”*
15:45 Mary Hagedorn, Smithsonian Institution,* “Global Ex Situ Conservation
Applied to In Situ Restoration Techniques”*
16:20 Madeleine van Oppen, Australian Institute of Marine Science, *“Ensuring
a Future for Corals Through Assisted Evolution”*
17:00 – 18:00 Panel discussion

This online seminar and workshop is part of the Global Coral Restoration
Project <https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/si-gcr041117.php>
by SECORE International,California Academy of Sciences
<https://www.calacademy.org/explore-science/hope-for-reefs>and The Nature
and further supported by CARMABI Foundation <http://www.carmabi.org/>, Curaçao
Sea Aquarium
, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
, SheddAquarium
well as State of Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources

The workshop aims to foster exchange between participants and organizers,
working in the fields of coral science, restoration, aquaculture and marine
resource management. The workshop is comprised of hands-on work, such as
rearing coral larvae from daylight spawner *Diploria
labyrinthiformis*, practicing
the art of micro-fragmentation and outplanting techniques, as well as
theoretical sessions on how to select outplanting sites and monitor
restoration efforts.

We are looking forward to an inspiring and fruitful seminar and workshop!

Valérie Chamberland

Research Scientist

SECORE International

Valérie F. Chamberland
PhD candidate

SECORE International
*www.secore.org <http://www.secore.org/>*

CARMABI Research Institute
*www.researchstationcarmabi.org <http://www.researchstationcarmabi.org>*

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED)
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
*http://ibed.uva.nl/ <http://ibed.uva.nl/>*

Phone: +(5999) 513-1205
Email: chamberland.f.valerie at gmail.com

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